Organization

Duties and Responsibilities

The organization of the National Archives Administration consists of five divisions (planning, acquisition, archives preservation, services, and information technology) and 3 offices (the secretariat, personnel, and accounting). Apart from the above-mentioned 5 divisions and 3 offices, a National Archives Committee was founded for the purposes of determining, categorizing, and preserving archives, as well as reviewing other deliberative issues, and to act as a consultant for the policies of managing and applying archives. This committee consists of representatives from the government, society, academics and political parties. The mission of this committee is to:  
1. Determine, categorize, and decide retention periods for archives, as well as to review other deliberative issues.
2. Act as a consultant for the policies of managing and applying archives.

organization

  • The Functions of the National Archives Administration
1. Planning and enacting archives management policies, regulations and management systems. 
2. Supervising, evaluating and coordinating the management and application of records.
3. Assembling and publishing records catalogs. Scrutinizing and approving the plans and catalogs for disposing of archives.
4. Determining, categorizing, and deciding retention periods for archives, as well as reviewing other deliberative issues. 
5. Collecting, transferring, arranging and preserving the archives of the National Archives Administration and other archives, as well as planning and operation of related facilities. 
6. Accepting donations of, being entrusted to keep, and purchasing of documents owned by individuals or organizations.
7. Planning and operating the National Archives Administration applications. 
8. Planning and coordinating the establishment of the National Archives Administration management information system. 
9. Researching, publishing, developing and exchanging information for archives management and application, and cooperating internationally and training personnel with archives-management skills.
10. Other issues related to archives management.
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